In Memoriam: 10 Great Leaders Who Transitioned in 2010

DrRonWalters

Ronald W. Walters (July 20, 1938 – September 10, 2010) The nation’s foremost scholar of the politics of race, Walters was instrumental in the formation of the Congressional Black Caucus, and in 1977, he co-founded TransAfrica, an organization that helped lead the fight against South African Apartheid. When Jesse Jackson ran for president in 1984, Walters served as his deputy campaign manager and debate advisor. He was the author of 13 books, including White Nationalism, Black Interests: Conservative Public Policy and the Black Community, which predicted the sort of Tea Party insurgency taking place today. In Black Presidential Politics in America: A Strategic Approach, Walters mapped out a process for a Black candidate to win a White House bid.

Ronald W. Walters (July 20, 1938 – September 10, 2010) The nation’s foremost scholar of…